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Appointments of dependents of Anganwadi workers on compassionate ground relaxed:Min

Chandigarh, Nov 24 (UNI) Punjab Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Ms. Aruna Chaudhary, on Tuesday, announced to relax the condition of giving job only to dependent widow daughter-in-law of the Anganwadi workers and helpers on compassionate grounds and assured the representatives of Anganwadi Workers Unions to meet all their legitimate demands during three-hour long marathon meeting with them.
During a meeting at her office at Punjab Civil Secretariat, Ms. Chaudhary said that the existing condition of appointment on compassionate grounds is to give preference only to widow daughter-in-law of the deceased Anganwadi worker and helper, which will now be replaced to any dependent of the concerned worker and helper.
She informed that earlier workers and helpers were received ex-gratia after the age of 70, while their retirement age was 65 and now they can claim for ex-gratia anytime between the age of 60 to 65.
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Hooch tragedy: Jyotiraditya meets victims’ kin

17 Jan 2021 | 1:09 AM

Morena, MP, Jan 16 (UNI) Rajya Sabha Member and erstwhile central minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Saturday visited Chhera Manpur and Pahawli villages to console families of 25 people who recently perished after consuming spurious liquor.
The Bharatiya Janata Party stalwart even announced Rs 50,000 each as ex gratia.

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MP CM stands firm against sand mafia

17 Jan 2021 | 12:58 AM

Bhopal, Jan 16 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made it abundantly clear on Saturday that his dispensation shall scarcely tolerate unauthorised extraction and transportation of sand, it was officially learnt.
The senior politician was videoconferencing with sand contractors and district mineral officers from his residence.

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MP CM urges masses to make Mahila Samman Abhiyan a success

17 Jan 2021 | 12:42 AM

Bhopal, Jan 16 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan underlined on Saturday that the Mahila Samman Abhiyan – being conducted by his dispensation with social collaboration to safeguard the honour of “our revered mothers, beloved sisters and innocent daughters” – seeks support from commoners.
“The Freedom of Religion Ordinance has been passed. I throw down the gauntlet again to the mafia,” the veteran leader was officially quoted as saying while addressing a programme in Shahdol District’s Beohari.

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MP CM orders ramping up of ventures

17 Jan 2021 | 12:21 AM

Bhopal, Jan 16 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday directed his officers to enhance pace of implementation of sewerage projects in Rewa, Satna, Katni and Singrauli municipal areas; official sources said.
The senior politician was reviewing progress via videoconferencing.

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Nitish inaugurates bird festival, appeals for treating birds kindly

17 Jan 2021 | 12:17 AM

Jamui, Jan 16 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday inaugurated the first state bird festival and appealed to the people to not to ill treat birds.

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